Punjab Kings (PBKS) always had a balanced squad and star players on their side, still they made it into the IPL final just once in IPL 2024. Since then, PBKS haven’t been able to qualify for the playoffs and had a disappointing outing for the last nine years. It looks like PBKS couldn’t find a winning combination for themselves as they keep changing their captain almost after every season.
Now for IPL 2024 PBKS will be looking to build a balanced squad that would help them to achieve sustained success and lead the franchise towards glory. However, before that, the main aim would be qualify for the playoffs after 10 years. With Shikhar Dhawan as the skipper, PBKS will look to push more in the upcoming season.
PBKS Target Players IPL 2024 (Anticipated)
PBKS will be looking to add some impactful players who could make the team win from tough situations. The main concern for PBKS in IPL 2023 was the lack of batters who could accelerate in the middle overs. For that PBKS could bid for Harry Brook in the upcoming auction Apart from him, Rovman Powell could also be in PBKS’ scheme of things for the upcoming auction.
Let’s have a look at the list of the players whom PBKS can target in IPL 2024 auction
- Harry Brook
- Adil Rashid
- Joe Root
- Rachin Ravindra
Must Read: IPL 2024 Retained and Released Players List
PBKS IPL 2024 Retained Players: Complete List
The first player who is likely to get retained by PBKS in IPL 2024 could be the skipper Shikhar Dhawan. The 37-year-old has been a lone warrior for his team in IPL 2023. He amassed 373 runs in 11 matches at an average of 41.44. And a strike rate of 142.91. He could be key player for PBKS again in IPL 2024.
Apart from him ,Atharva Taide has also been quite impressive in his maiden IPL season with 186 runs from seven including two half-centuries. It is likely that PBKS may give him another chance in IPl 2024 that would give more strength to their batting line up.
Let’s have a look at the list of players that PBKS would retain ahead of IPL 2024 auction;
PBKS IPL 2024 Released Players: Trade Players
There are a bunch of players that PBKS could release ahead of the IPL 2024 auction. PBKS had a good start in IPL 2024 as they four out first seven matches ,but lost the momentum in the next half of the season and failed to qualify for the playoffs once again. Some of the players who are likely to get released by PBKS could be:
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PBKS Coaching and Support Staff in IPL 2024
Brad Haddin (assistant coach), Trevor Gonsalves (fielding coach), Sunil Joshi (spin bowling coach), Ashish Tuli (analyst), Durjay Bera (throwdown specialist), Prince Kumar (side arm thrower), Adrian le Roux (strength and conditioning coach)